Our 7 day lockdown school holiday guide: travel the world from home
Your family will have fun learning about new cultures, foods, songs and activities from around the globe with these ideas for kids in lockdown.
So, the school holidays are upon us once again. For many, this will unfortunately mean another 14 days in lockdown, with playgrounds the only respite from home. So what are parents to do in lockdown school holidays now that the jigsaws are completed and you've watched everything on your streaming service? It's time to travel - virtually, of course - with our school holiday guide to getting around the world in seven days!
Our lockdown around the world adventure is meant to be a fun way to learn about new cultures that get everyone involved, having fun, and doing activities that don't cost an arm and a leg. Each day has set food, learnings, activities and a film (note: 'chill time' for parents) to keep kids entertained.
While, of course, some of the below are just snippets of a culture and not representative of all the people, habits or foods in a country, it can be a great way for your kids to go back to school learning some facts about the world from home.
Before you get your passports out, don't worry - we've made sure you don't have to pre-purchase much besides some ingredients or crafts from your local supermarket, and that activities can be done indoors and outdoors, as well as your local neighbourhood, lockdown or not. With a nod to a new country for each day of the week, your family will have fun learning about new cultures, foods, songs and activities from around the globe.
So, get your passports ready, because your first stop is: